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One of the houses Power House Productions is transforming in Detroit – and none too soon. I went to Detroit last month and found myself in neighborhoods that looked like they had been attacked by enemy forces, had lost their battle and had now surrendered and in most part been abandoned.

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GM to invest $2.2B at Detroit-Hamtramck to produce all-electric trucks and SUVs; GM’s first fully-dedicated EV plant

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billion at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. Detroit-Hamtramck will be GM’s first fully-dedicated electric vehicle assembly plant. Hourly employees at Detroit-Hamtramck are represented by UAW Local 22.

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The RAV4 EV and e-com programs were short lived due to lack of commitment from the market; the consumer and the consumer's environmental mind set were not ready to commit to battery electric vehicles at that time.

Kia Niro 'Hybrid Utility Vehicle' First Photos Revealed At Detroit Auto Show

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As part of its parent company's push into hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric vehicles, Kia will introduce what it calls a 'hybrid utility vehicle' at next month's Chicago Auto Show. Today, at the more influential Detroit Auto Show, the Korean company released the images of that vehicle, to be known as two Kia Niro. Detroit Auto Show Kia Niro

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Motiv Power Systems secures $60M to scale EPIC all-electric chassis, establish Detroit operations

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These funds will support the overall growth of Motiv, including opening a new engineering and manufacturing facility in Detroit, Michigan, as well as facilitate further growth in the large-fleet customer segment. Establishing an engineering and manufacturing center in Detroit will strengthen its Midwest presence, bring Motiv closer to customers and partners in the region, and enable manufacturing growth through its partners. Electric (Battery

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Guangzhou Automobile Group to show battery-electric SUV concept at Detroit Auto Show

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Ltd (GAC Group) is showing the Trumpchi GS5-BEV Pure Electric Vehicle Concept at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 35 kWh Li-ion battery pack is mounted low for vehicle stability and is managed by ACP’s “LOM” monitor and control system.

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Long-range Cadillac SUV to lead GM's next electric-car push, in 3 years

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The look at the brand's first battery-electric vehicle came as part of the 2019 Detroit auto-show debut for the 2020 Cadillac XT6, a three-row crossover utility vehicle powered by a very. Detroit Auto Show Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV On Sunday night, General Motors showed renderings of a future long-range, all-electric SUV to be offered roughly three years hence by its Cadillac luxury brand.

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Detroit Electric signs joint venture with China’s Far East Smarter Energy Group; $1.8B investment

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Detroit Electric has signed a joint venture deal with Far East Smarter Energy Group of China, which has helped secure a total investment of $1.8 The joint venture will invest US$370 million into Detroit Electric’s European operations over the next four years. The focus of this new technical and manufacturing center will be the development of a family of Detroit Electric vehicles for launch in the coming years. China Electric (Battery

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Eighth generation Toyota Camry makes its debut in Detroit

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Toyota unveiled the eighth-generation Camry in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Sold in more than 100 countries, the Toyota Camry is the most popular mid-size sedan in the world and is the segment leader in many global markets where it is available.

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First production Detroit SP:01 EV rolls off assembly line

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The first production Detroit Electric SP:01 ( earlier post ) has rolled off the line at the company’s Leamington Spa (UK) manufacturing facility. The new SP:01 is destined for one of Detroit Electric’s export markets to be delivered to the EV company’s first customer. The battery in the SP:01 has been integrated into the chassis as a stressed member, adding stiffness to enhance handling and safety.

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Geely and Detroit Electric enter strategic partnership to co-develop EVs for China

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Geely Automobile Group and Detroit Electric Inc. have entered into a strategic partnership to co-develop battery-electric vehicles and related electric drive systems for the China market. The EC7-EV will be co-branded with a “Detroit Electric – Technology” badge.

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Detroit Auto Show preview, Tesla Gigafactory cell production, German VW lawsuits: Today's Car News

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Today, we preview the green cars of the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, Tesla begins lithium-ion battery cell production at its "Gigafactory," and German diesel owners sue Volkswagen. Tesla began lithium-ion battery cell production at its Gigafactory this week, for energy-storage battery packs. All this and more on Green Car Reports. See what notable new. Today in Car News

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VW unveils fully autonomous, electric Microbus I.D. Buzz concept at Detroit; all-wheel drive, 270-mile range

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Volkswagen is presenting a fully autonomous, electric Microbus concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. BUZZ shown in Detroit can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in about 5 seconds, with a governed top speed of 99 mph.

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BAIC EV opens new R&D center in Detroit

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Earlier this month, China-based EV maker BAIC EV, opened a new R&D center in Detroit, Michigan, which will help the company evaluate overseas market demand, obtain core EV technology, build on brand influence, and eventually provide support for their international layout. The Detroit R&D Center will work closely with BAIC’s other centers in Silicon Valley and Aachen, Germany, and integrate resources in battery, motor, and vehicle development and design.

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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid: two different battery packs, 'best-in-class' fuel economy claimed

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Following yesterday's Detroit Auto Show launch of an entirely new 2018 Toyota Camry mid-size sedan, he was one of several Toyota executives who answered media questions in a morning panel. Detroit Auto ShowMasato Katsumoto is Toyota's chief engineer for the global Camry sedan program—so when he speaks, it's worth listening.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Specs Released: Battery Pack, Motor Power, And More

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The production version of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV 200-mile electric car made its auto-show debut this morning in Detroit, after last week's global unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Detroit Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV But while the car was familiar, Chevy provided some eagerly sought information on the car's specifications. The capacity of the Bolt EV's.

Johnsons reveals advanced battery tech in Detroit

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It is not just the car makers displaying their alternative fuel wares at the Detroit Motor Show this week. Electric cars Detroit electric car ie:3 Johnson ControlsSupplier of technology solutions for the automotive industry, Johnsons Controls is also on hand to show the potential of electric cars as a clean technology solution. In unveiling its ie:3 demonstrator vehicle, the firm debuts its [.].

Detroit Electric unveils SP:01 two-seat electric sports car; 190-mile range on NEDC; V2H feature

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Detroit Electric SP:01. Detroit Electric unveiled the SP:01, a limited-edition, two-seat battery-electric sports car. The new SP:01 was launched under the brand’s mantra of ‘Pure Electric Excitement’ and was revealed at Detroit Electric’s new headquarters in the Fisher Building in downtown Detroit. A second battery pack is located on top of the electric motor. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Click to enlarge.

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GM Detroit Shoot (2 of 2)

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Early wakeup calls in Detroit continued as our grand tour picked up speed. We shoot at the Tech Center campus where engineers ran tests on Volt battery packs. To our surprise, some of the industrial battery testing equipment came from Aerovironment, the company who had built the SunRaycer and Impact EV prototypes back in the early 1990s. GM Vice-chairman, Bob Lutz invited us to their private test track about an hour outside of Detroit.

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Chinese automakers bring hybrids and plug-ins to Detroit, Geneva auto shows

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At least two Chinese automakers are bringing some of their new energy vehicles—hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric—to two of the major international auto shows in the first quarter of this year. China Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Audi unveils h-tron quattro fuel cell SUV concept at Detroit; MLB evo platform

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Like its production-bound sibling the e-tron quattro battery-electric vehicle, the h-tron concept is based on Audi’s second-generation modular longitudinal platform (MLB evo, earlier post ). kWh HEV battery that can provide a temporary boost of 100 kW for combined peak system power of 210 kW.

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Ford 300-mile all-electric SUV may be named Mach 1; due 2020

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The big new debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show are largely pickup trucks, one of them being the new mid-size 2019 Ford Ranger. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Ford also introduced a new Bullitt Mustang, honoring the 51st anniversary of the legendary 1968 movie, and a high-performance ST version of the Edge crossover. (Is Is it the Edgest Edge?) But as for new hybrids or plug-in.

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Detroit Electric and Integrated Energy sign MOU on EV sales and V2X project in S. Korea’s Jeju Island

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Korea-based Integrated Energy, and Detroit Electric, which plans to bring a new electric sportscar—the SP:01 ( earlier post )—to market in 2015, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Integrated Energy to conduct retail sales of Detroit Electric pure electric vehicles, and to implement a joint V2X project which will include a pilot program in South Korea.

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Tata Technologies displays eMO low-cost city EV engineering study at Detroit Show

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kWh air-cooled battery pack. kWh battery pack, and has an estimated range of 100 miles (161 km). kWh battery pack, which is air-cooled via a small tunnel running forward from the base of the battery. Electric (Battery The eMO study.

BMW to introduce BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid at Detroit show

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BMW will stage the world premiere of the new BMW 5 Series Sedan and the US premiere of the BMW Concept X2 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January in Detroit. The high-voltage battery pack consisting of lithium-ion cells with a total capacity of 9.2

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Cadillac extended range electric vehicle ELR to be built at Detroit-Hamtramck

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GM will build the Cadillac ELR, a luxury coupe featuring extended-range electric technology, at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, General Motors North America President Mark Reuss said Tuesday. The addition of the ELR to Detroit-Hamtramck represents a $35-million investment and increases total product investment to $561 million since December 2009. Detroit-Hamtramck is home to the Chevrolet Volt, Opel Ampera, and Holden Volt extended-range electric vehicles.

Detroit Electric and Proton Announce Strategic Partnership to Produce EVs

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Detroit Electric Holdings Ltd, the joint venture between ZAP and China Youngman Group ( earlier post ), and Malaysia-based Proton Holdings Berhad are forming a strategic partnership for the mass production of electric vehicles. The vehicles will then be marketed under Detroit Electric’s brand.

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BASF to show plastic wheel concept at Detroit Auto Show

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BASF will showcase some of its key automotive technology products, both existing and under development, at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. Other products BASF will show in Detroit include: The official North American launch of the Ultramid ENDURE line of plastics, which is a highly heat-resistant family of products that are suitable for replacing metal in automotive engines, helping to reduce weight and cost.

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Volvo to introduce new S90 sedan with plug-in hybrid version at Detroit show in January

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Volvo Cars will publicly unveil its new S90 premium sedan at the upcoming North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January. kWh Li-ion battery pack—essentially the same powertrain as deployed in the very attractive XC90 Twin Engine ( earlier post ).

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Subaru Brings Hybrid Tourer Concept to Detroit

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Subaru brought its gull-wing Hybrid Tourer Concept, first introduced at the Tokyo Motor Show last year ( earlier post ) to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit to highlight its announcement that it will develop a gas/electric hybrid system based on the boxer engine for launch in 2012. The electric motors are powered by new high-performance lithium batteries.

Volkswagen unveils mid-size SUV plug-in diesel-electric hybrid concept at Detroit Show

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kWh Li-ion battery mounted in the center tunnel. kWh lithium-ion battery, the CrossBlue can achieve an all-electric distance of up to 14 miles in all-electric mode; to achieve optimal driving range, the top speed is reduced from 127 mph to 75 mph.

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Audi wheeling out all-road shooting brake plug-in hybrid concept at Detroit show; the first e-tron quattro

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Audi will unveil an all-road shooting brake plug-in hybrid concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. Located just forward of the rear axle is a lithium-ion battery that consists of eight modules. The liquid-cooled battery has an energy capacity of 8.8

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Audi Introduces Second e-tron Electric Sportscar Concept at Detroit Show

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Audi e-tron Detroit Showcar. The Detroit showcar Audi e-tron is a 3.93 The Detroit showcar Audi e-tron is able to distribute its electric motors’ high torque between the wheels entirely as required. Frankfurt Detroit. Battery pack capacity.

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AKASOL entering N. American market with new battery production facility for commercial vehicles

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Germany-based AKASOL, a manufacturer of high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for commercial vehicles, plans to open a production facility in the metro Detroit area of Michigan. AKASystem OEM PRC battery system. Batteries Manufacturing

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AMP to show new battery-electric “all-American” SUV at Detroit International Auto Show

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an electric vehicle company specializing in SUV Electric Vehicles, will unveil an expansion of their product line with a battery-electric version of an “iconic American SUV” at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January. AMP Holding Inc.,

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BMW Promises CCS Fast-Charging Blitz For 2015, Details In Detroit

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Companies like Nissan and Tesla are overseeing the construction of networks of DC fast-charging stations to make battery-electric cars more attractive to customers. When it comes to electric cars, automakers have to manage not only designing, building, and selling the vehicles, but also the buildup of infrastructure. RELATED: BMW Launches Flexible

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Detroit electric reborn 70 years on

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It was one of the earliest names in electric car manufacturing and now it has been reborn - the Detroit Electric vehicle is receiving a new lease of life courtesy of a Dutch company. Some 70 years after the Detroit Electric Car Company stopped producing the vehicle at its factory, it has been resuscitated in what is seen as a savvy move to capitalise on the name on the international market.

Detroit Faces Skeptical Washington; Bush Long on Rhetoric

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The Detroit News story today, Big 3's call for U.S. As Michigan Democrats line up with the most Republicans to protect the Big 3 on CAFE standards, Bush has already disappointed Detroit on the money front: GM, Ford Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler AG were disappointed their request for $500 million in federal funds over five years for research into advanced batteries was not mentioned during the State of the Union.

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Toyota To Show EV Concept Car At Detroit Auto Show

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said today that it will show a small electric concept vehicle at the Detroit auto show next month.&# - Toyota Division Communications. Toyota is going to show a Battery EV at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month, 12 full years after they began leasing the RAV4 EV to fleets in California, and 7 years after 328 private citizens got their hands on one. “Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.

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Volkswagen unveils Tiguan GTE plug-in hybrid concept SUV at Detroit show; MQB-based SUV

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The driving range, based on a battery capacity of 12.4 Battery pack. If the battery is sufficiently charged, the rear electric motor powers the car by itself, while the TSI engine and the front electric motor are decoupled from the drivetrain and shut off to save energy.

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BMW presenting prototype hydrogen fuel cell drive module at upcoming Detroit Auto Show

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Among its offerings at the upcoming North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit next month, BMW will present the prototype of a drive module for electric hydrogen fuel cell drive systems for the first time. Under that agreement, BMW and TMC are to share their technologies and jointly to develop a fundamental fuel-cell vehicle system, including not only a fuel cell stack and system, but also a hydrogen tank, motor and battery, aiming for completion in 2020.

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VW unveils Cross Coupe GTE plug-in hybrid concept SUV at Detroit show; 70 mpge; previewing 7-seater SUV in 2016

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Volkswagen is unveiling a five-seater Cross Coupe GTE plug-in hybrid at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit as a preview to its new seven-seater mid-size SUV due to enter production at the end of 2016. The battery is charged via external power sources or while driving.

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles unveils 5 battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles; I.D. BUZZ CARGO

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The models can be delivered with different battery sizes according to the vehicles’ intended use and budget. With the MEB it is possible—dependent on battery size and the model concerned—to achieve ranges of about 330 to more than 500 km (as per WLTP).

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